What she is looking for: Rachael is enthusiastic about increasing her client list with both fiction and nonfiction authors. She has a keen interest in unique literary voices: women’s fiction, narrative nonfiction, memoir and humor and pop culture. She hopes to build long-term relationships with clients who are passionate about developing their craft and career.
Recent Sales: Rules Of Becoming A Legend By Time Lane (Viking/Penguin), My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag...And Other Things You Can't Ask Martha By Jolie Kerr (Plume/Penguin), We Were Here By Mary Kubica (Mira/Harlequin)
How to contact her: rfried [at] sjga.com. Please submit a query letter and your first three chapters to RFried@sjga.com. If she is interested in pursuing you as a client, She will contact you within six to eight weeks.
How to contact her: Query Shannon [at] MarsalLyonLiteraryAgency.com and write “QUERY” in the subject line of the email. “In all submissions, please include a contact phone number as well as your email address. If we are interested in your work, we will call or email you. If not, we will respond via email. Our response time is generally 1-4 weeks for queries and 4-8 weeks for sample pages and manuscripts.”
What she is looking for: Maria is looking for literary and commercial fiction, new adult, young adult, middle grade, high-concept picture books, and nonfiction proposals in the pop culture, pop psychology, design, and lifestyle categories. She has a particular interest in magical realism, fiction with visual components, and nonfiction inspired by online culture.
How to contact her: Note: Please read the submission requirements on P.S. Literary's website carefully before sending a query. P.S. Literary only accepts queries via e-mail: query [at] psliterary.com. Please limit your query to one page and include the following: an introduction (the title and category of your work and an estimated word count), a brief overview (similar to back-cover copy), and a writer’s bio (a little bit about yourself and your background). Do not send attachments or submit a full-length manuscript/proposal unless requested. In your email subject line, have it read “Query for Maria: [Book Title].”